CINCINNATI – Ben Roethlisberger threw for 278 yards and a touchdown and the Pittsburgh ground game finally got rolling as the Steelers downed the Cincinnati Bengals 24-17 on Sunday Night Football.
Jonathan Dwyer led a Pittsburgh rushing attack that came into the game 31st in the league but picked up 167 yards on 29 carries. Dwyer had 122 yards on 17 carries.
Dave Sims and James Lofton called the action on Westwood One Sports.
(Cedric Peerman’s 5-yd TD run puts the Bengals up 7-3)
(Andy Dalton’s 8-yd TD pass to A.J. Green makes it 14-3 Cincinnati)
(Ben Roethlisberger connect with Heath Miller to cut the Bengals lead to 14-12)
(Miller hauls in Roethlisberger’s pass for a 2-pt conversion to tie the game 14-14)
(Chris Rainey’s 11-yd TD puts Pittsburgh up 24-17)
(Listen to Heath Miller’s postgame interview with DGS sideline reporter Steve Tasker)
(Postgame recap from Dave Sims and James Lofton)
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